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Rock and roll legend Chuck Berry died on Saturday, March 18th, at the age of 90.

Categories: News, Stories of artists

Starting tomorrow, Proud Galleries is pleased to present ‘The Beatles Unseen: Photographs by David Magnus’ a moving documentation of the legendary band’s phenomenal ascent by photographer David Magnus, who bore witness to some of their greatest moments. This exhibition, featuring many previously unseen photographs, is a fascinating and deeply candid insight into The Beatles during   Read More …

What happens after you reach the top? From international number one singles to obscurity and addiction to the simple song of salvation, follow the inner journey of a singer–songwriter reborn by singing his truth. ‘Colin Hay – Waiting For My Real Life’ is the inspiring story of Colin Hay, an acclaimed solo artist and former   Read More …

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Colorado-based legends Magic Music – dubbed the state’s first “jam band” – have a storied history that truly complements their name. The group began as a merry troop of renegades whose brotherhood was eternally forged in the music they made. The band’s sound coalesced in the days when the members lived in Eldorado Canyon (inspiration   Read More …

Celebrating the cross section of music and fashion, Murals Wallpaper have released their Seen & Heard collection. The huge wallpaper murals honour some legendary trend-setters through the past 50 years, including Prince, David Bowie & Lady Gaga. Inspired by classic photos and artworks, the murals have been designed in house by the Murals Wallpaper design   Read More …

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On Dec. 8th, 1980, Mark David Chapman deadly shot John Lennon. At a 2010 hearing, Chapman recalled that he had considered shooting Johnny Carson or Elizabeth Taylor instead, and said that he chose Lennon because the ex-Beatle was more accessible, that his century-old apartment building by Central Park “wasn’t quite as cloistered.” The wrong man in   Read More …

Categories: News, The Beatles, Then and Now

“The Presley Sessions Revisited” is a musical love letter to the ’50s music, including songs made popular by Elvis, Roy Orbison, The Platters, The Flamingos and more. Playing every instrument himself (and standing in for the Jordanaires all by his lonesome), this record showcases an artist of exceptional talent. Some records were created for one simple reason only –   Read More …

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The original Kinks recordings of songs from the successful West End musical ‘Sunny Afternoon’ will be released on October, 16th. The album includes the hits ‘You Really Got Me’, ‘Waterloo Sunset’, ‘Sunny Afternoon’, ‘Dedicated Follower Of Fashion’, ‘Lola’, ‘All Day And All Of The Night’ and more. One of the most iconic and influential British   Read More …

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Fats Domino‘s studio recordings inspired everyone from reggae legend Bob Marley to The Beatles, whose “Lady Madonna” was as a direct homage to the early rock pioneer. But while his songs were often imitated, Fats’s live performances were absolutely untouchable, a rollicking ride through boogie jump classics like “Let The Four Winds Blow” and “My   Read More …

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The Bottom Line Archive Series has announced its next titles – three never-before-released live performances – set for October 30. Recorded at the legendary Bottom Line club in Greenwich Village, the new set presents an historical and rich sampler of artists and genres. The Bottom Line Archive label is distributed via BFD/Red; BFD is a   Read More …

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